Watchtower is a topdown arcade action game in the same style as Commando
or Ikari Warriors
. You take the role of a hitman, a professional mercenary who takes jobs from various factions across the globe. The game has six missions in three different terrain types: jungle, desert and city. In your inventory you have seven weapons to choose from. Some of them are a Kalashnikov, a minigun and a flame thrower. The enemies that will come in your way range from ordinary soldiers to armed vehicles and aircraft. The game can be played either in single player mode or the simultaneous two player mode.